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Hideous history: Death & destruction : all the grim, gruesome, and gory parts of history's dark side

Author: Sandra Lawrence, (Vocalist)
Publisher: New York, New York : Little bee Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First, little bee editionView all editions and formats
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"All the grim, gruesome, and gory bits of history they never teach you in school! From the exploits of American gangster Al Capone to the wars of King Richard III to the prophecies of Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin, this book is packed with men, women, and historical events that caused chaos and mayhem. Others included are: Vlad the Impaler of Romania, H.H. Holmes, Empress Wu Zetian of China, pirates from all over  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
History
Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Nonfiction
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Lawrence, (Vocalist)
ISBN: 9781499800821 1499800827
OCLC Number: 946254977
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Grades 7 to 8.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Boudica --
Vlad Dracula --
French Revolution --
Mass Fear in Old London Town --
Pirates --
Chicago Death Hotel --
Empress Wu Zetian --
Al Capone --
Deaths of the Roman Emperors --
Vikings --
Richard III --
Boston Tea Party --
Rasputin --
American Civil War Tech --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Hideous history: Death and destruction
Death & destruction
Death and destruction
Responsibility: Sandra Lawrence.

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"All the grim, gruesome, and gory bits of history they never teach you in school! From the exploits of American gangster Al Capone to the wars of King Richard III to the prophecies of Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin, this book is packed with men, women, and historical events that caused chaos and mayhem. Others included are: Vlad the Impaler of Romania, H.H. Holmes, Empress Wu Zetian of China, pirates from all over the world, Vikings, the Boston Tea Party, the French Revolution, and Boudicca of the Celts. Kids will love the scrapbook style and all the illustrations and charts!"--

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